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Mrs. Schaffner from Streator IL is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Bursting Into Snacktime Like the KoolAid Man

Help me give my students a variety of drinks to go with their daily snacks.

  • $276 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I am in my third year teaching special education. This is my second year teaching the CARES K-2nd grade program, which serves the highest need special education students in our district. Our students have a variety of disabilities that interfere with their education, which requires specific teaching strategies that allow them to learn based on their strengths.

My students work hard every day to learn, and as teachers, we work hard to meet their varied and ever-changing needs, but have to meet basic needs first.

My students are often hungry, and with a late lunch require a daily snack. Most of our parents struggle enough at home and are unable to help, leaving it up to teachers to provide snacks so that our kids can learn.

My Project

Our kids often do not get breakfast before school. They are all offered breakfast at school, which sometimes they eat and sometimes they do not. Our students have the last lunch of the day, which is a long time for their small bellies to wait between meals. As part of our scheduled day, we have a snack time.

Snack time not only gives the students fuel to learn between meals, but it is also a chance to work on eating life skills in a non-hurried natural environment of the classroom.

My students have a snack and a drink daily, and they are not provided by the school or parents. It comes from the teacher's pocket. We recently had a Quill project for snacks funded, but now we need drinks!

This project asks for a variety of drinks to go with snacks. Apple juice, orange juice, grape juice, and some juice boxes are requested so that students have something to drink. Just like snacks, drinks help students practice valuable life skills (opening straws, containers, not spilling etc). It also helps keep them going until lunch.

Mrs. Schaffner
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Welch's Grape Juice, 5.5 oz., 48/Carton (20600) • Quill.com $37.79 1 $37.79
Minute Maid Orange Juice, 10 Oz., 24/Carton (00025000056857) • Quill.com $24.29 1 $24.29
Minute Maid Apple Juice, 10 oz., 24/Carton (00025000056840) • Quill.com $24.29 1 $24.29
Yoohoo Chocolate Drink, 6.5 fl oz, 32 Count • Quill.com $24.29 1 $24.29
Sunny D Tangy Original, 11.3 Fl oz. 24/Pack (209-02554) • Quill.com $20.96 1 $20.96
Honest Kids Appley Ever After Organic Juice Drink, 6 oz., 40 Count (CCU41975) • Quill.com $18.71 1 $18.71
Honest Kids Super Fruit Punch Organic Juice Drink, 6 oz., 40 Count (524444) • Quill.com $18.71 1 $18.71
Kool-Aid Jammers Variety Juice Pack, 6 oz., 40/Pack (220-00775) • Quill.com $16.19 1 $16.19
Little Hug Fruit Barrels Variety Pack, 8 oz, 40 Count • Quill.com $16.01 1 $16.01

Materials cost

$201.24

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$234.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.34

Total project goal

$275.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$275.60

1 Donor

-$117.13

Donations toward project cost

-$117.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$137.80

Match offer toward project cost

-$117.13

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.67

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$20.67

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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